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(text) A Bill Concerning Raids 2 p.
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Introduced by Mr. Young for Commons.
SECTION 1. Be it further enacted by the General Assembly of the
2 State of North-Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the
3 authority of the same, That during the war the Governor
4 shall have power to call out, for the purpose of resisting
5 raids by the enemy, all able-bodied white men and apprentices,
6 residents of this State, (including foreigners)
7 between the ages of sixteen and sixty years or such portion
8 thereof in the whole State or any part of the State,
9 as he may deem necessary for the public defence.
SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That he shall order the
2 men embraced in the above section to be immediately
3 enrolled, and formed into companies of not less than sixty
4 nor more than one hundred privates; and the companies
5 so formed may be organized into battalions or regiments.
SEC. 3. Be it further enacted, That the Governor shall
2 have power to appoint the officers of such companies,
3 battalions and regiments, or may order the same to be
4 elected, as in his discretion may seem best. The officers
5 shall be commissioned for the war, and no longer.
SEC. 4. Be it further enacted, That the officers and men
2 shall be subject to the rules and articles, of war of the
3 Confederate States, and shall receive the same pay, rations
4 and allowances whilst in actual service, as those of
5 like grade in the Confederate service.
SEC. 5. Be it further enacted, That there shall be ex-
2 empt from the service under this act the following, to wit:
3 The officers necessary employee in the Insane Asylum
4 and Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind,
5 with their inmates and pupils, and such persons as the
6 Governor may specially exempt, and no others.
SEC. 6. Be it further enacted, That this act shall be in
2 force from and after its ratification.